Jagran Prakashan appoints Divya Rupchand Karani as Additional Woman Independent Director

Karani has assumed office and will be serving a term of five years

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Nov 13, 2019 3:51 PM
Jagran Prakashan

Jagran Prakashan Limited has appointed Divya Rupchand Karani as an additional woman independent director of the company from November 13, 2019, for a period of five years.

Karani has taken over the role, following cessation of office of Anita Nayyar, at the 43rd annual general meeting of the company held on September 27, 2019. 

In accordance with the circular issued by the stock exchange dated June 20, 2018,  Divya Rupchand Karani is not debarred from holding office as an independent director of Jagran Prakashan Limited, by virtue of any SEBI order or any other authority. 

As per the terms of appointment of additional woman independent director, she will hold office for a term of five (5) years, subject to her regularization at the ensuing annual general meeting of the company to be held in the year 2020. 

Karani has over 3 decades of experience working with agencies, marketers and media organisations in South East Asia, London, and the Asia Pacific. She has won and successfully runs media mandates for large national and global clients. She has worked at agencies like Trikaya Grey, O&M, MediaCom, Bates Asia, Media Edge(TME), and MEC(Singapore). 

In her stints as a marketer, she joined the Reliance ADA Group as a media advisor to the Chairman's office and moved to Hindustan Times Media in 2009 as Business Head - West. Prior to joining Dentsu India, Karani was an independent consultant, advising and consulting marketers, media agencies and owners in the media business.

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